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COVID-19 Vaccine: Grandparent Visits, Travel & More!

COVID-19 Vaccine: Grandparent Visits, Travel & More!

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out nationwide,  we’re starting to wonder what this means for our families and routines. How will the vaccines change visits with grandparents, who have been prioritized for immunization? And is spring break/summer travel...

Weeknight Chicken Tortilla Soup!

Weeknight Chicken Tortilla Soup!

We are thrilled to introduce our new food/recipe contributor, Kathleen (Kat) Ashmore. Kat recently launched the CatwithaK Cooks food blog with a focus on healthy recipes that are family-friendly—aka meals they’ll want to eat and you’ll feel good about serving. Here’s...

Meet Kate Nazario of Compassionate Counseling

Meet Kate Nazario of Compassionate Counseling

Hi Moms! My name is Kate and I’m a mommy to a sassy, independent 20 month old! I’m also a Licensed Professional Counselor in NJ and have been on both ends of the therapy spectrum – as a client and professional. I struggled with my own postpartum anxiety after the...

How a Busy Mom Uses CBD Throughout Her Day

How a Busy Mom Uses CBD Throughout Her Day

Credit: Jenn Olson Previously, we’ve shared all about Press Pause, a mom-founded CBD brand we love. Recently, we spoke with one of the two founders, Dawn Fable, about how busy she has been during the pandemic. Not only is she a mom of three with another full-time job...

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

During these busy, stressful times, it can be really hard to take care of your own health. Our kids’ emotional, educational, physical AND other needs can take up 150 percent of our time. But skipping basic self-care can be counterintuitive. Any mom who has taken 30...

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape!

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape!

This amazing DIY project was shared by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch.  BLACK AND WHITE CHIC HALLOWEEN TABLE SPOOKTACULAR TABLESCAPE MATERIALS: TO CREATE THE...

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Did you know that Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death amongst student athletes and on school campuses? And that 1 in 300 kids have an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk? That’s why the parents behind Who We Play For (WWPF) formed a...

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Arthur Lih with Killian, a boy saved by LifeVac. Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27...

Craving an Easy Fall Dinner?

Craving an Easy Fall Dinner?

  Fall is here and that means it’s apples & cinnamon season! Our Friend Robin from Power of Food Education shares a delicious healthful recipe to warm you up on a rainy day!   Nothing says fall like cinnamon, which contains many anti-inflammatory...

Working Moms & COVID-19: What One New Survey Found!

Working Moms & COVID-19: What One New Survey Found!

Working moms have undoubtedly been dealt an almost impossible hand with COVID-19. An already tough position—toggling between work and home—got 10 times harder as they were combined during quarantine.

Fall Music Enrichment with Noteworthy Academy of Music!

Fall Music Enrichment with Noteworthy Academy of Music!

Bergen North Moms recognizes that so many parents are looking for worthwhile enrichment activities for their children this fall.  We are so thrilled to announce that we have connected with the fabulous owners of Noteworthy Academy of Music.  They were so excited to...

Easel Paper: My Favorite Summer Boredom Buster

Easel Paper: My Favorite Summer Boredom Buster

Here is a quick tip from your Bergen North Moms.  With three children of different age levels, abilities and interests, sometimes its challenging to find activities that are simple, easy to set up, and will occupy their time.  My oldest is and 8 year old boy, who...

A Black Mother’s Cry: An Essay by Sara Hood

A Black Mother’s Cry: An Essay by Sara Hood

Thank you to The Local Moms Network contributor Sara Hood for sharing this powerful and personal essay. Where do we go from here? What’s the solution? Why did it take this particular moment in time for everyone to wake up? Did the [COVID-19] pandemic and our lack of...

COVID & Kids: What to Know About the New Inflammatory Syndrome

COVID & Kids: What to Know About the New Inflammatory Syndrome

Have you been hearing about the inflammatory syndrome being linked to COVID-19 cases in kids? This new development is frightening for families, especially as we weigh the possibility of camp, and school not too far on the horizon. We reached out to the experts at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital for more information and insight.

Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! We may be missing our favorite margs at our favorite Mexican spot, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate our favorite foodie holiday at home! We’ve rounded up some yummy taco, enchilada, veggie sides, guac, dessert—and yes, margarita—recipes from around the web. And most of them use ingredients that are hopefully already in your fridge and pantry. Enjoy and don’t forget to buy gift certificates to your favorite restaurants (Mexican or not!) to support your local businesses during this time!

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